Pharmacotherapeutic Group, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Management, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

Publications

  • Original Article   
    Knowledge, Attitude and Perception of Breast Cancer among Female Staff of Nigerian University
    Author(s): Maxwell Ogochukwu Adibe*, Nneka Uchenna Igboeli and Deborah Oyine Aluh

    Abstract

    Context: It has been estimated that by the year 2020, approximately 70% of new cancer cases will occur among individuals in developing countries, with a substantial fraction likely to be breast malignancies. This is as a result of late presentation, with about 70-90% of Nigerian women presenting late, hence diminishing survival probabilities. This late presentation is due mainly to poverty, ignorance of the disease and negative perception of and negative attitude toward screening and treatment services. Aims: This study assessed knowledge, attitude and perception of prostate cancer among male staff of University of Nigeria. Design and Setting: This cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out in the University of Nigeria. Methods: Female staff who accepted to participate gave oral consent and were recruited. A total of 686 female staff participated in.. Read More»